Teacher: Factory approach to education needs reforming

04/4/2010 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh social-studies teacher Ryan Oliver uses this opinion article to compare the structure of today's high schools to outmoded factory assembly lines, where large-scale production was thought to be the best method for making things. Oliver suggests that reforming this system is dependent on understanding and enhancing the role that teachers play and by updating the structure and design of schooling.

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